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Re: Recurrent Infections, Lymph node swelling, normal blood tests

Re: Recurrent Infections, Lymph node swelling, normal blood tests

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Posted by friend on September 22, 2000 at 20:21:42:

In Reply to: Re: Recurrent Infections, Lymph node swelling, normal blood tests posted by Arvind Jain on September 16, 2000 at 11:07:01:

Hi all,
ask for a TRH test, thyroid releasing hormone.
It is done by injections. This test reveals underlying thyroid imbalances.
Then ASK to try the thyroid med.
If the doc says no, ask why not and ask to have it in writing. That may get results. If not, then get a copy of your labs and take them to another docter.

Thyroid should be diagnosed mainly based on symptoms...it is not rocket science.
You may have to be seen by an endocrinologist or internal medicine doc that specializes in thyroid.
about.com has articles you can get to take to an open-minded doc.


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